Lori Barbieri

Producer | Project Manager | Line Producer

Passionate and driven with 20+ years of production experience which includes TV series, commercials, celebrity interviews, promos, EPK’s, videos, live events, interactive, television specials for major networks and a documentary. Highly organized with a positive and proactive approach to producing and managing projects.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 20+ years of production experience which includes TV series, commercials, celebrity interviews, promos, EPKs, videos…etc. (See attached list of projects)
  • Excellent multi-task, negotiation, and budget management skills.
  • Work well under pressure in a fast pace environment.
  • BA Degree: Film and Electronic Media, Cal State University, Long Beach, CA.
  • Mac and PC literate, utilize Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Excel, Outlook, and various other software applications.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Freelance Producer/Project Manager | 4/04 – Present

  • Produce and manage a wide range of projects including commercials, celebrity interviews, promos, EPKs, videos, live events, interactive, and television specials for major networks.
  • Manage all aspects of production, working closely with clients, talent, creative directors, creative producers, crew, editors and all other vendors.
  • Create and manage budgets and schedules, ensuring projects are on time and on budget.
  • Book and negotiate all fees.
  • Compute actuals, process payroll, match purchase orders to invoices and manage petty cash.

AUTONOMY INC., Hollywood, California | 1/02 – 04/04

Freelance Live Action Production Manager/Associate Producer

  • Worked directly with Producer & Line Producer on budget and all other production matters.
  • Managed and maintained client relationships through the production process.
  • Booked and negotiated all fees including location, equipment, and production crew.
  • Managed and tracked pre-production, production and post production schedules.
  • Computed actuals, processed payroll, matched purchase orders to invoices and managed petty cash.

AMERICAN VIDEO GROUP, Los Angeles, California | 6/00 – 6/01

Production Bookkeeper/Office Manager

  • Responsibilities included all accounts receivable, payable and general ledger entries.
  • Processed payroll, matched purchase orders to invoices, managed petty cash and expense reports.

IN-FINN-ITY PRODUCTIONS, Los Angeles, California | 10/99 – 5/00

Production Coordinator/Manager

  • Responsibilities included all aspects of coordinating and managing shoots.
  • Booked and negotiated all fees including location, equipment, and production crew.
  • Monitored budget expenditures, petty cash and managed invoicing and purchase order processes.

OASIS PRODUCTIONS/EDIT WORKS, Capistrano Beach, California | 4/99 – 10/99

Production Coordinator/Post Supervisor

  • Coordinated various aspects of production, on and off the set.
  • Scheduled and managed multiple edits to ensure timely deliveries.
  • Assisted the Producer.

Freelance Production Assistant | 2/98 – 4/99

  • Worked as a production assistant on infomercials.
  • Coordinated various projects.

FOX BROADCASTING – Fox Kid’s Network, Los Angeles, California | 7/96 – 1/98

Administrative Assistant/Coordinator

  • Assisted two Programming and Development Directors.
  • Worked on 12 children’s shows which included shows in development and on-air.
  • Communicated daily with writers, talent, casting and production companies.
  • Supervised the development of written material for sales kits and affiliate presentations.
  • Maintained producer payment logs, routed BS&P notes and correspondence, computer data entry, processed expense reports, travel arrangements, answered viewer mail, faxed and filed.

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX – Film Distribution Office, Dallas, Texas | 1/96 – 6/96

Booking Clerk

  • Obtained daily and weekend grosses via phone/fax from circuits, input figures, calculated totals.
  • Handled all theatre changes including house allowances using Lotus spreadsheet.
  • Produced weekly flash report, management requests, holdovers, processed theatrical exhibition contracts, mailings to theatres and circuits, and filing.

NEW LINE CINEMA – Film Distribution Office, Dallas, Texas | 7/95 – 12/95

Administrative Assistant

  • Answered phones, obtained daily grosses, calculated total checks from theatres and acquired opposition grosses.
  • General administrative duties included assisting in mailing promotional items, ordering office supplies, sending faxes, opening and distributing mail.

EDUCATION:

  • BA Degree: Film and Electronic Media
    Cal State University, Long Beach, California

REFERENCES: Furnished upon request

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Lori Barbieri

Please contact me for any of your production needs.

Lori Barbieri
714.504.8641
loriba99@gmail.com